Lesson ID: A0155

In this guitar lesson, you’ll learn three country strumming patterns that work great for classic country. Then we’ll practice the country strumming patterns over a couple of chord progressions in the style of the old classic song “Your Cheatin’ Heart” by Hank Williams. After we work through the rhythm guitar parts, we’ll switch gears and I’ll teach you a simple classic country guitar solo that you can play along with “Your Cheatin’ Heart”. Overall this is a great lesson for classic country strumming and lead guitar.

Lesson Overview

Country Strumming and Guitar Solo - Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams - Guitar Lesson

Strumming & Chords

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Guitar Solo

Video 1 – Playthrough with Tablature

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Video 2 – Full Breakdown

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Jam Track

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Practice with Hank Williams

Practice this lesson’s strumming patterns and solo over the song “Your Cheatin’ Heart” by Hank Williams using the embedded player from Spotify. We’d highly recommend using Spotify for online radio. If you don’t have a Spotify account, click here to sign up free with your Facebook account or with an e-mail address.